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How to control hyper flash of LED blinkers

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I have a 2017 Cruze hatchback. I installed LED flashers and get hyper flash on one side after the first 3-4 flashes. Chevy wouldn’t tell me if a thermal flasher relay would help or if I could change the resistance and draw requirements of the turn signal circuit using aftermarket car computer software. I really don’t wanna have to install load resistors. Any info would be helpful....thank you!
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I would have said load resisters, but on second thought ask @Diode Dynamics

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I have a 2017 Cruze hatchback. I installed LED flashers and get hyper flash on one side after the first 3-4 flashes. Chevy wouldn’t tell me if a thermal flasher relay would help or if I could change the resistance and draw requirements of the turn signal circuit using aftermarket car computer software. I really don’t wanna have to install load resistors. Any info would be helpful....thank you!
Check my build thread. I have links to the resistors a d LEDs I'm using around the whole exterior of my car.

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I have a 2017 Cruze hatchback. I installed LED flashers and get hyper flash on one side after the first 3-4 flashes. Chevy wouldn’t tell me if a thermal flasher relay would help or if I could change the resistance and draw requirements of the turn signal circuit using aftermarket car computer software. I really don’t wanna have to install load resistors. Any info would be helpful....thank you!
The "flasher" in the Gen1 was all in the BCM software. I doubt if Gen2 would have moved away from that. I've never heard of software update/tune to change that.

I think load resistors is the best/safest route.
 

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The "flasher" in the Gen1 was all in the BCM software. I doubt if Gen2 would have moved away from that. I've never heard of software update/tune to change that.

I think load resistors is the best/safest route.
Yeah I tired to change my Gen2 turn signals twice and I had hyper flashing issues. Does anyone know the correct load resistor requirement for them? I have some leftover resistors from a previous project and I wanted to make sure I could use them before I buy more...
 

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i have full led interior kit and backup lights so no resistor needed but didnt mess with turn signals or tail light bulbs
 

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I got some resistors from @Diode Dynamics think theyre 6ohm 50w. I hate the scotch-locks they include so I soldered mine in. Black wire is ground and middle wire is the turn signal...at least it is on Gen1

https://www.diodedynamics.com/led-resistor-kit-pair.html
I'm a look into it because so far in my experience (with LEDs for the turn signal bulbs) they cause hyperflashing so I know I need load resistors, just wasn't sure about the ohms. As mentioned before I have some 50w 6 ohm load resistors from a previous project and the link you posted was for the same specs on the resistors I already have. I'm hoping this will suffice.
 
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